Centuries of childhood: a social history of family life
Vintage Books, 1962 - 447 oldal
The modern concept of family life is traced through the paintings and diaries of the last four centuries
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Many other 'games of exercise' were to pass like this into the province of children
and the lower classes. Mall, for instance, of which Mme de Sevigne wrote in a
letter of 1685 to her son-in-law: 'I have had two games of mall with the players [at
However, this phenomenon of the coincidence of the old maxima and the new
did not occur to an equal degree in the lower and higher classes. We have
noticed that in the lower classes in the seventeenth century the maxima were
often split ...
But, as we have seen, there were nobles who never went to school, and artisans
and peasants who did. Girls of good family were no better educated than girls of
the lower classes, and they could be worse educated, for^gkls of the people ...
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I can't remember when I first picked up this book, but it's one that made a deep impression on me because back in my teens I had little appreciation for how deeply alien the past can be. This book is ... Teljes értékelés elolvasása
fhe ages of life
THE DISCOVERY OF CHILDHOOD
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